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Many Virginians Pay Final Respects To Harry Byrd, Jr.

Virginians have bid farewell to onetime U.S. Senator Harry Byrd, Jr. (I- Winchester).

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McAuliffe And Cuccinelli Slug It Out In Wytheville

Cuccinelli and McAuliffe had a Friday afternoon verbal sparring match in Wytheville.

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Gay Couples Challenge Ban On Same-Sex Marriages

Virginia’s 2006 constitutional amendment that bans same-sex marriages faces legal challenges.

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Activists Want To Punish Spectators At Animal Fights

Animal rights activists want to punish those who witness dogfighting or cockfighting.

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Area Residents Show Support For “Virginia Adopts”

Area residents, including elected officials, are backing the Virginia Adopts campaign.

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Toscano Says Governor Should Pay For Legal Bills

Delegate David Toscano I(D-Charlottesville) wants to see the Governor pay some legal bills

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Watkins Abbitt Backs McAuliffe For Governor

A former local member of the House of Delegates supports McAuliffe.

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Virginians Can Go Online To Register To Vote

Virginia makes it easier to go online to register to vote.

Virginia’s Use Of Ignition Interlocks Keeps Growing

Virginia’s use of ignition interlocks has increased dramatically thanks to a new state law.

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Back-To-School Tax Holiday Starts In Early August

Virginia’s annual sales tax holiday will begin shortly after the arrival of August.

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